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Yoga for Your Health – 7 Part Series

The suggestions or ideas offered during this series are not meant to replace medical advice.
We encourage participants to follow up with their primary care practitioners before starting any alternative holistic regiments.

When it comes to our health, the best offense is a good defense

Over seven classes, a panel of renowned experts will guide you in strategies for gaining and maintaining optimal health. You will be provided with the information, inspiration, and specific practices to strengthen your immune system, calm your mind, and build resilience to stress and disease.

Why This Program and Why Now

We’ve all been through a lot over the last eight months. The pandemic has changed our way of life, challenging our physical health, peace of mind, and well-being. We may think there’s not much else we can do, but there is.

Now is the time to act, to do what we can to strengthen ourselves to help prevent disease through powerful natural means. There is a wealth of natural proven ways to amplify your health and well-being.

The Integral Yoga Institute of NJ has brought together world-class speakers who will share their expertise and information based on science.

This course will keep you inspired and provide tips, information, and practices to defend yourself against disease, anxiety, and stress.

Schedule

Saturdays 1:00 – 2:30pm

October 17, 2020:  Margabandhu Martarano
Overview of Yoga Practices to build resilience to disease,  including specific Breathing Practices for everyone!

October 24, 2020: Dr. Smokey Santillo
Controlling your Detoxofication; Transitioning to a New Diet

October 31, 2020: Swami Karunananda
Pranayama: The Yogic Science of the Breath for Health and Well-being

November 7, 2020: Viktoras Kulvinskas
Survival Strategies for the 2020s

November 14, 2020: Swami Vidyananda
Releasing Stress & Anxiety: Strengthening Resilient Thinking

November 21, 2020: Reverend Jaganath Carrera
Happiness Health

November 28, 2020:  Margabandhu – Bringing it all Home. Plus…
Grand Finale: Felix Cavalieri of The Rascals
An offering of Joyful Soul-Elevating Music!

Hourly Schedule

Every Saturday 1-2:30 PM EST

Book Event

All 7 Sessions

Links for each session will be sent upon registration

Available Passes: 91
The All 7 Sessions ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.

Date

Oct 17 2020 - Nov 28 2020
Ongoing...

Time

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 17 2020 - Nov 28 2020
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Price

$240.00

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Speakers

  • Dr. Smokey Santillo
    Dr. Smokey Santillo
    ND

    Dr. Smokey Santillo, ND, is a naturopathic doctor, award-winning athlete, popular musician, world renowned speaker, best-selling author and creater/founder of Juice Plus which is sold in 30 different countries and is the largest selling capsulated product in the world. Smokey met our director, Margabandhu, at the Hippocrates Health Institute back in early 70’s and they have been friends ever since.
    Dr. Santillo will provide us with information about transitional diets and detoxification. He will discus, What athletes, obesity and disease have in common. He will clarify the problems of detoxification and cleansing and relate them to athletes, weight loss, and disease.

  • Felix Cavalieri
    Felix Cavalieri
    Musician

    Felix Cavalieri: The message has always been to stand for peace, love, and happiness. For legendary singer songwriter, FELIX CAVALIERE, making people feel good is primary to his illustrious over 50-year career that includes the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriter Hall of Fame, Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and Grammy Hall of Fame. Few artists can claim they defined a generation; FELIX CAVALIERE continues to remind us to keep listening for the world’s beauty.

    The classically trained pianist, born in Pelham, New York, idolized Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, and Sam Cook. FELIX CAVALIERE embraced the Hammond Organ and pioneered a fresh, rock and roll sound. Upon leaving Syracuse University to form the Escorts, and become a backup musician for Joe Dee and the Starliters and later Sandy Scott, who knew that his legendary next stop would be the beginning of an illustrious hall of fame career.

    Early in 1965, FELIX CAVALIERE formed the ‘Young Rascals’ with Dino Danelli, Eddie Brigati, and Gene Cornish. That October, they caught the attention of promoter/manager Sid Bernstein with their high-energy set at Long Island’s elite club, Barge. Signed to Atlantic Records, and now called The Rascals, the mega hit “Good Lovin’” struck No. 1 in February 1966. They followed suit with a string of hits like “I’ve Been Lonely Too Long,” “Groovin’(No. 1 in 1967), “How Can I Be Sure,” “A Girl Like You,” “A Beautiful Morning,” and “People Got to Be Free” (No. 1 in 1968). The Rascals are considered the best ‘blue-eyed soul’ group to come out of the 1960s, as well as one of the groups with the most record sales.

    By the early 70s, The Rascals experimented with more jazz-influenced sounds, and moved to Columbia Records. The Rascals disbanded in 1972. FELIX CAVALIERE’s solo career thrived during this decade. He released his self-titled debut album with Todd Rundgren at the producer helm. His follow-up albums were Destiny (1974), Castles in the Air (1979) (Castle in the Air produced another Top 40 hit – “Only a Heart Sees” reached No. 2), Dreams in Motion (1994) and in 2008 he collaborated with Stax guitar legend, Steve Crooper, on the Grammy-nominated Nudge it Up a Notch and again in 2010 with Midnight Flyer.

    FELIX CAVALIERE calls Nashville home base, where he is constantly collaborating and writing new material. He’s also finishing his memoir and has an active tour schedule with FELIX CAVALIERE’S RASCALS. Visit FELIXCAVALIEREMUSIC.COM.
    is a monastic senior disciple of Swami Satchidananda. Since 1973, Vidyananda has taught Yoga for many different populations, from college students to corporate managers, and children with Down syndrome. She has taught Yoga in therapeutic programs such as the Smith Center Cancer Retreats and Yoga for persons with eating disorders. She co-developed the Integral Yoga Stress Management Teacher Training. She trained as a hospital chaplain and is a certified Yoga Therapist. Vidyananda founded the Integral Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA), and currently serves as chairperson for the Integral Yoga Teacher’s Council.
    For many years Vidyananda traveled with Sri Swami Satchidananda, serving as his French translator. She taught and translated at the European Yoga Union Conference in Zinal, Switzerland.
    Vidyananda’s wisdom and heartfelt enthusiasm have made her one of Integral Yoga’s most widely traveled teachers. She has a practical approach to Yoga and spirituality, making it real for everyday life. Using her knowledge of yoga-based stress management, Vidyanandaji will guide us in using Yogic practices to Release Stress and Anxiety, and Strengthen Resilient Thinking.

  • Margabandhu Martarano
    Margabandhu Martarano
    E-RYT-500

    Margabandhu Martarano has served as Director of the New Jersey IYI, at the request of Sri Swami Satchidananda, for over 50 years. Margabandhu is a Senior Certified Integral Yoga Instructor, proficient in all aspects of Yoga, having learned directly from Swami Satchidananda in the early years. He currently sits on the Integral Yoga Teachers Council and is sought after for his opinion and advice on many topics yoga and health related. His long term focus and present concern is teaching Pranayama for health of body and mind as well as nutrition, cleansing techniques and understanding all the benefits of an Integral Yoga hatha class.

  • Rev. Jaganath Carrera
    Rev. Jaganath Carrera
    IY Minister

    Reverend Jaganath Carrera is the founder and spiritual guide of Yoga Life Society. He is a direct disciple of world renowned Yoga master and leader in the ecumenical movement, Sri Swami Satchidananda, the founder and spiritual guide for the Integral Yoga Institutes and Satchidananda Ashram worldwide. Rev Jaganath has taught at universities, prisons, yoga centers and interfaith programs here and abroad. He was a principle instructor of both Hatha and Raja Yoga for the Integral Yoga Teacher Training Certification Programs for over twenty years, having co-wrote the training manual used for that course. He established the Integral Yoga Ministry and developed the highly regarded Integral Yoga Meditation and Raja Yoga Teacher Training Certification programs.
    Rev Jaganath is a master bodyworker and holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture. He has supervised the student clinic at the Eastern School of Acupuncture in Montclair, NJ, where he also served as Academic Dean and helped develop its highly acclaimed curriculum.
    Rev Jaganath has teamed with Margabandhu on many workshops which have always been extremely useful and engaging. We are so grateful that he is able to join us in yet another opportunity to share his knowledge and wisdom, this time on “Happiness Health.”

  • Swami Karunananda
    Swami Karunananda

    Swami Karunananda, is a senior disciple of Sri Swami Satchidananda. In 1975, she was ordained as a monk into the Holy Order of Sannyas. She has been teaching all aspects of Yoga since 1971, and specializes now in workshops, retreats, and teacher training programs that focus on the science of meditation, the philosophy of Yoga, personal transformation, and Yoga breathing techniques for better health and wellbeing. In 1989, she developed and subsequently taught, the Integral Yoga® Teacher Training programs in Raja Yoga and Meditation.
    Swami Karunananda served as president of Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville in Virginia and in California, as well as director of the Integral Yoga Institutes in San Francisco and in Santa Barbara. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees, and as the chairperson of the Spiritual Life Board at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, VA.
    Interested in fostering interfaith understanding and harmony, she is featured in the interfaith documentary entitled, With One Voice. She also compiled and edited the Lotus Prayer Book, a collection of prayers from various faith traditions, and Enlightening Tales as told by Sri Swami Satchidananda. A publication of hers, Awakening: Aspiration to Realization Through Integral Yoga, describes the spiritual path and provides guidance for the journey.
    Students have always been in awe of her clarity in explaining difficult concepts in understandable examples. She helps people move beyond petty concerns and go deep into an experience that is life transforming. She explains with kindness and clarity how yoga’s pranayama/breathing practices can help strengthen our capacity to prevent or withstand illness.

  • Swami Vidyananda
    Swami Vidyananda

    Swami Vidyananda is a monastic senior disciple of Swami Satchidananda. Since 1973, Vidyananda has taught Yoga for many different populations, from college students to corporate managers, and children with Down syndrome. She has taught Yoga in therapeutic programs such as the Smith Center Cancer Retreats and Yoga for persons with eating disorders. She co-developed the Integral Yoga Stress Management Teacher Training. She trained as a hospital chaplain and is a certified Yoga Therapist. Vidyananda founded the Integral Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA), and currently serves as chairperson for the Integral Yoga Teacher’s Council.
    For many years Vidyananda traveled with Sri Swami Satchidananda, serving as his French translator. She taught and translated at the European Yoga Union Conference in Zinal, Switzerland.
    Vidyananda’s wisdom and heartfelt enthusiasm have made her one of Integral Yoga’s most widely traveled teachers. She has a practical approach to Yoga and spirituality, making it real for everyday life. Using her knowledge of yoga-based stress management, Vidyanandaji will guide us in using Yogic practices to Release Stress and Anxiety, and Strengthen Resilient Thinking.

  • Viktoras Kulvinskas
    Viktoras Kulvinskas
    MS

    Viktoras Kulvinskas, MS in Theoretical Mathematics and Nuclear Physics, has been a Health Educator for more than 50 years, best-selling author of Survival In The 21st Century plus eight other popular books, co-founder of Hippocrates Health Institute with Ann Wigmore and prominent speaker on heath and anti-aging benefits of live, highly enzymatic foods. He presently lives in· Montezuma, Costa Rica. Viktoras has been a long time friend and mentor for our director, Margabandhu.
    Often sharing from ‘another zone’, Viktoras has his own unique and engaging way of sharing critical information on health and well being. This time Viktoras will share his
    findings on Survival Strategies for the 2020s with the use of enzymatic plant based
    nutrition, fermented foods. supplements and 7 day indoor micro-green and sprout salads.

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